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Slingplayer Mobile for iPhone gets high quality video streaming and new program guide

Slingplayer Mobile for iPhone and iPod touch has reached version 2.0 today, and with it come a couple of features that had previously been seen only in the iPad app: high(er) quality video is in, as is a revamped program guide. Streaming requires an internet connection with a speed of at least 800 kbps over Wi-Fi or 500 kbps over 3G. To actually be able to watch anything in HQ, you have to have...

SlingPlayer comes to the iPhone, sans 3G support

We've been waiting for Sling Media to release an iPhone version of the SlingPlayer for a while now, and it looks like the wait is just about over. Engadget reports that the application will be available in the App Store early tomorrow morning for about $30. For the unitiated, the SlingPlayer is an application that lets you watch live and pre-recorded TV on a computer or mobile device. The catch...

SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry drops beta, iPhone version soon?

Sling Media, the makers of the Slingbox set top box and SlingPlayer software have taken the beta label off the company's BlackBerry client. What that means is if you own a Slingbox and have it plugged into your home theater setup, you can stream live TV to your BlackBerry - for a fee. The SlingPlayer Mobile client will set you back $30. There's a 30 day free trial if you don't want to commit...

SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry coming Dec. 30

If you have a SlingBox and a BlackBerry, get ready because on December 30th you'll be able to download SlingPlayer Mobile in a free public beta. The public beta supports BlackBerry Bold, Curve 8900, 8820, Curve 8320, Pearl Flip 8220 and Pearl 8120. Firmware must be version 4.5 or higher. Some EDGE-only models will also work but due to slow video streaming and other versions it is not officially...

SlingPlayer 2.0 released today

Slingbox from SlingMedia is one of my favorite things to use. Being rather addicted to watching the Food Network and TLC's What Not to Wear it's great to just grab my laptop and check out what's on wherever I am. My favorite time to use Slingbox? In the car on long road trips. Normally to watch your cable or satellite box you have to be there, in front of your TV. With a SlingBox you can shift...

Sling Media to demo SlingPlayer for iPhone and iPod Touch

Want to watch live TV on your iPhone? Pretty soon you may be able to... assuming you've got a Slingbox set up at home. While Sling Media has been releasing client software for Windows, Mac, and a variety of cellphones for years that lets you stream live or recorded TV over the internet, there's been no iPhone version so far. But tomorrow Sling Media will be showing off an early proof of...

MythTV FrontEnd for the iPhone

Want to watch TV on your iPhone? Yesterday we would have said the best way to do this is to purchase TV shows from the iTunes store or transfer recordings (or downloads) from your computer to your iPhone the old fashioned way. But now Chris Carey has released a MythTV FrontEnd for the iPhone. The application lets you browse recorded shows, check out program information, and stream videos from...

SlingPlayer 2.0 coming soon

Sling Media is announcing the next generation of its SlingPlayer software to go along with the next generation of Slingboxes the company is showing off this week at CES. If you're not familiar with the Slingbox, it's a contraption that you plug into your TiVo, DVD player, TV, or other video source that lets you stream live video over the internet and effectively watch live TV from any PC, Mac,...

Get the game while you're on the go

It's been a cruel, cruel summer without our beloved NFL football, and pre-season games don't really cut it. Fortunately, kickoff is tomorrow (not a moment too soon for the rabid fans around here) and we'll able to get our fill of long punt returns, bone-crunching tackles, and (hopefully) more hilarious MasterCard commercials. If despite your best intentions to stay on the couch and catch all the...

Mobile Minute News: Silverlight on Windows Mobile, Skype on a smartphone

In today's mobile Minute, we'll take a look at some of the latest news and software related to Windows Mobile devices. Silverlight coming to Windows Mobile Microsoft's Silverlight technology is taking aim squarely at Adobe's Flash, which currently dominates interactive video on the web. But one area where Flash implementation has never been very good is mobile devices. It looks like Silverlight...

SlingPlayer for Mac OS X released

After spending several weeks in public beta, SlingPlayer for Mac OS X turns 1.0 today, with hundreds of bug fixes and a redesigned GUI based on user input.. SlingPlayer is Sling Media's software for watching video streamed over the internet from a Slingbox attached to your TV, DVD player, personal video recorder, AppleTV or other A/V devices. Probably the biggest updates from the beta version...

Sling Media starts to take over the (multimedia) world

There's been a ton of news out of Sling Media during the first few days of CES. This morning, the company officially unveiled SlingPlayer Mobile for PalmOS. A public beta of the Palm client is due out by the end of January, with an official launch date scheduled for the first quarter of 2007. There's no word yet on pricing, but seeing as SlingPlayer Mobile for Windows Mobile has been available...